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24th July 2014

Five Sports In One Package: Wii Sports Club Launches In Stores On July 25

Nintendo CanadaIt’s a full count. One more out will win you the game. Standing on the pitcher’s mound, you study the batter and aim for the outside corner. You take a deep breath and unleash the baseball toward home plate. The ball curves just as you planned. Suddenly and unexpectedly, the bat cracks and the ball soars into the air. You thrust your arms in the air, poised to catch the fly ball. Catch it and the game is over. You win. The ball falls closer and closer to your outstretched hands … Read the rest of this entry »

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19th June 2014

Nun Attack Origins: Yuki’s Silent Quest Available Now On iOS

frima studioFrima Studio has announced that Nun Attack Origins: Yuki’s Silent Quest, the action-packed puzzler that teaches players the feared discipline of Nun-jutsu, is now available on the iTunes App Store. Previously published on Android, Yuki’s Silent Quest is now playable on all mobile devices! You can download the game today for $1.99 via iTunes. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th June 2014

Bot Colony Now On Steam Early Access

north sideBot Colony, the first game to use conversational English as the primary way to interact with characters, launches on Steam’s Early Access today together with a free browser-based mini-game, 20 Questions with Jimmy, playable now on the Bot Colony website. Montreal R&D company North Side Inc. is thrilled to premiere on Steam in Early Access with Bot Colony’s Season 1: Landfall. This package includes playable Alpha versions of the first two episodes, Intruder and Arrival, and the pre-order to Episode 3, Riot (entitling players to early access to the Riot Alpha, coming later this summer). Read the rest of this entry »

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16th June 2014

Knightmare Tower Available On Steam Today

juicy beastIndependent games developer and publisher Juicy Beast Studio is proud to announce the worldwide (PC) release of their critically acclaimed monster-hit, Knightmare Tower today on Steam. Originally a browser-based title and subsequently a popular download on iOS®, Google Play™ and Ouya™, the game has achieved phenomenal success with more than 10 million gameplay sessions, numerous mobile awards, consistently ranking up positive press reviews from across the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd May 2014

Frima Studio Announces Nun Attack Series Prequel Availability

frima studioFrima Studio has released Nun Attack Origins: Yuki’s Silent Quest, an action-packed puzzler for Android, with an iOS version coming soon. The first of a series, this prequel to the hit Nun Attack series explores the savage and stirring backstories of the Sisterhood of butt-kicking nuns. With intuitive touch-screen gameplay, the tactical puzzle game challenges players to use bladed war-fans with deadly precision on a quest to protect the innocent. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd May 2014

Sling Webs With The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Beenox StudiosActivision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. is set to release The Amazing Spider-Man 2™, an all-new single-player, third-person action-adventure video game based on Marvel’s beloved Spider-Man character and inspired by the upcoming film of the same name from Sony Pictures Entertainment. This original title, available now from development studio Beenox, brings the energy and excitement of the long-running Super Hero franchise to fans looking for a unique adventure that expands beyond the movie’s narrative. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2014

Retro City Rampage: DX Gets An Update And Expands Down Under

vblankRetro City Rampage developer Vblank Entertainment has released Update#1 for the Nintendo 3DS version of the game, which coincidentally also signals the availability of the game for handheld gamers in Australia and New Zealand. Retro City Rampage: DX has become one of the highest rated 3DS titles of all time, and it’s winning fans from every age group, with the first month of North America-only launch sales exceeding those for the game’s first month of global sales for the Xb0x 360 version. Retro City Rampage: DX is now available in the eShops for North America, Europe, the UK and Australia/New Zealand. Vblank has also announced that the original PSN version for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita (cross buy) is now $9.99. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th March 2014

Kitfox Releases Shattered Planet To iOS

kitfox gamesMontreal indie studio Kitfox Games, an Execution Labs-supported startup, invites you to enter the world of the Shattered Planet, where the player becomes a clone sent to explore a dangerous, ever-changing planet in the name of science. You’ll want to explore and experiment to find as many new species and technologies as you can before you (inevitably) die a horrible death. Available globally in iTunes as a free download, Shattered Planet is scheduled to be available for Android by April 10th. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th March 2014

Unpeeling A Canadian Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Mystery

Nintendo CanadaAfter almost a month of enticing Canadians with the Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Banana Mania Contest, Nintendo of Canada has finally unpeeled the closely guarded secret about the number of bananas found frozen in a block of ice deep in the Canadian wilderness.  Check out the behind-the-scenes video below to see all of Donkey Kong’s hilarious Banana Mania shenanigans. Our review of the new game is available here. Read the rest of this entry »

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9th March 2014

Review: Professor Layton And The Azran Legacy

Nintendo Canada I freely admit that I have never played a Professor Layton title, outside of preview events held at Nintendo Canada. How ironic that the first title that I played from this popular franchise is apparently its last, and the third part of a prequel trilogy. While this may cause me to lose some of the benefits of knowing how the puzzle system has kept players engaged over the years, or how the story got to the point where it is now, it did not stop me from enjoying the game, its story or the 100+ puzzles awaiting solution. The back story is easily picked up, but I do caution that Azran Legacy is reading-intensive, so I would not recommend this title for younger children, unless they have a very good command of the written word and a penchant for solving puzzles. Read the rest of this entry »

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